Graham Smith

Director of Research


Mr. Smith is an economic researcher and market strategy professional. His career has kept him on the pulse of trends that move our industry and our region.

As Director of Research for Blue Cardinal Capital, Mr. Smith’s responsibilities include supporting the organization’s strategic initiatives and business development activities through research and analysis.

Prior to that he spent 16 years with Invest Buffalo Niagara. His work included research and analysis in support of the organization’s business attraction activities and economic development goals.

Mr. Smith is an active member of the community, and currently serves as Chair of the Erie County Arts and Cultural Advisory Board. He is also a 2003 graduate of Leadership Buffalo.

Mr. Smith received his English and his M.L.S. in Library and Information Science from State University of New York at Buffalo.

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